A fragment from either United Airlines Flight 175 or American Airlines Flight 11, a license plate of one of the more than 1,000 vehicles recovered from Ground Zero, an NYPD car door and dozens of “Missing Person” posters are among the artifacts on display in the White Plains Library this month as part of the “New York Remembers” exhibitions.
The exhibitions, organized by Governor Cuomo’s office, the New York State Museum and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, are on display at 30 locations across the state, including the White Plains and Mahopac libraries. The exhibit at the White Plains Public Library features artifacts from Ground Zero as well as photographs, books, and a timeline of the events on and leading up to the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
“Every community across New York felt the impact of the senseless acts of terrorism that claimed thousands of lives just one decade ago,” Cuomo said in a press release. “These exhibitions will give New Yorkers in towns, villages and cities all across the state a gathering place to once again stand as one community to make sure we never forget those who lost their lives on September 11th and to embrace the spirit of unity that brought us together on that day of devastating tragedy.”
The exhibitions opened this week and will be open during the week through the month of September. They will also be open on September 11th, a Sunday.